Update: In 2012 I left my career as a journalist and became the co-founder of influencer discovery startup Little Bird. You can see our news coverage and citations since then, here.
Throughout my short career as a technology journalist so far, I have had the good fortune of being cited or quoted by the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, BBC, NPR, PBS, ABC, CBS, MNSBC and many other media organizations. The United Nations and the American Medical Association, too. Below are some highlighted links.
CNN quoted me at length on the gamification of new funding mechanisms for video games.
CNN interviewed me about the hot new social curation site Pinterest.
Fortune/CNN shared my analysis of the SoundCloud funding.
The LA Times cited my analysis of the potential for good in aggregate analysis of Facebook data.
CNN cited my analysis of the Facebook IPO.
The Wall St. Journal quoted my analysis of the expanded Skype developer platform.
My scoop on details about Lift, the new social network backed by the co-founders of Twitter, was cited by CNN, the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, Information Week, The Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine’s Techland blog, Huffington Post, GigaOm, Venturebeat, TechCrunch and FastCompany.
EWeek cited my coverage of Facebook’s acquisition of a startup lead by Mike Matas, a key designer of the iPhone.
EWeek also cited my coverage of the Google Plus real names policy.
The Toronto Star, the biggest newspaper in the fine nation of Canada, cited my review of Wikipedia’s new article rating system.
PC Mag cited my review of a DARPA-funded newsreading application.
Huffington Post cited my reporting on Twitter’s new recommended social connection system.
NPR interviewed me about digital memory and social network user activity data as a platform.
BBC Radio interviewed me about social media’s role in Middle East political conflict and some of the data analysis I’d done on the topic.
The Guardian cited my analysis of the cultural differences between Twitter and Facebook.
Forbes wrote about my coverage of international Data Privacy Day.
Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald interviewed me about a new Amazon patent on technology that pre-emptively turns gifts from designated gift givers into Amazon credits. (Creepy!)
The New York Observer cited my coverage of an original help-wanted ad for Amazon.com, before the company was launched.
CBS News followed up on my report about the data being collected by the company AddThis about peoples’ interests across various websites.
Editor & Publisher highlighted my report about an anonymous Twitter account being named Music Critic of the Year by Village Voice.
Information Week quoted my analysis of a new contextual filtering interface being experimented with by Facebook.
The American Medical Association interviewed me about potential uses of location technologies by the health care industry.
The Washington Post and the UK Telegraph cited my write-up about the ways I’ve made use of Yahoo’s social bookmarking service Delicious over the years. PBS interviewed me about the future prospects of the service.
The Huffington Post also cited my Kinect sales analysis.
Forbes cited my reporting on Twitter’s first data sales offering.
CNN interviewed me about “what’s next for check-in services” and location data as a platform.
Forbes cited my review of the Breaking News Online iPhone app in reporting on the app’s demise.
The Boston Globe cited my coverage of Diaspora, the open-source, privacy-centric alternative to Facebook.
FastCompany cited my coverage of Hunch.com’s relaunch.
My article How the Old Spice Videos Are Being Made was cited by FastCompany, CBS’s BNet, New York Magazine, The Atlantic’s Daily Dish and BoingBoing, among others. Even a former speechwriter for George HW Bush cited that write-up in US News & World Report. (Odd.) That may have been the most-read article I’ve written to date.
NPR’s All Things Considered interviewed me about the impact the Old Spice commercials have made on the advertising world.
The Poynter School of Journalism blog quoted my analysis of Foursquare’s brand partnerships and the future of geolocation for marketing and more.
Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab called my discussion of author Nicholas Carr’s critique of links “thoughtful.” Cool.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation cited one of my critiques of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The Atlantic cited my analysis of the partnership between the Library of Congress and Twitter.
The Washington Post cited my review of one of Twitter’s first advertising products.
CNN quoted my analysis of Facebook’s forthcoming Places feature.
LA Times quoted my review of a startup.
The Wall St. Journal wrote about a Portland mystery being solved using Twitter, based on my original report on the incident.
The Wall St. Journal quoted my response to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s changing privacy settings on his own site.
CNN interviewed me about Wikipedia’s community management.
Bruce Sterling in Wired annotates my analysis of the User Experience challenges and opportunities presented by Augmented Reality.
The Christian Science Monitor cites my analysis of the historical context of Iranian protesters using Twitter.
Wired cited my critique of what Data.gov offers at launch.
MacWorld/PC World quotes my analysis of a change to Twitter’s display of replies.
The Toronto Star wrote about my coverage of big brands and spammy ads on Twitter.
NY Times quotes my argument that Facebook’s management culture is cult-like.
Media Post cited my analysis of Facebook’s co-operation with the OpenID Foundation.
Wired’s Epicenter blogger Michael Calore references my review of an app he reviews as well.
Computer World quoted my analysis of YouTube’s history with AdSense when it launched music sales.
Computer World quoted my analysis of Yahoo Profiles and the Newsfeed as the dominant metaphor in social media.
Computer World quoted my analysis of the newly relaunched Google Blogsearch.
Computer World quoted my review of the newly relaunched MySpace Music’s user interface.
The United Nations Humanitarian Affairs News Service cited my writing about the use of Twitter in journalism.
Computer World quoted my analysis of Yahoo’s open source search engine, BOSS.
PBS quoted my explanation of the importance of APIs for the future.
Computer World cited my reporting on an early Facebook photos security breach.
Computer World quoted me about how cool the customer service site GetSatisfaction.com is.
Computer World quotes my analysis of a Google and Facebook announcement about Data Portability.
Utne Reader wrote a piece about the implications for DRM of Pepsi and Amazon’s Superbowl music download promotion, and quoted my coverage of same.
Business Week cited my recommendations for improvement of the marketing of OpenID.
Business Week cited my critique of the PayPerPost blog ad network when the company announced its venture funding.
The Register cited my analysis of the discovery that photo sharing site Photobucket, which was soon after acquired by Fox, was actually bigger than the more-discussed Flickr.
Computer World quoted my analysis of the political implications of the alleged discovery of RFID malware.
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